DR Congo 🇨🇩 appoints actor Van Damme as ambassador, gives him diplomatic passport
• DR Congo appoints actor Van Damme as ambassador, gives him diplomatic passport
A one-time martial arts champion, Van Damme went on to star in Hollywood action movies
• Famous Belgian action film hero Jean-Claude van Damme, also known as the Muscles from Brussels, says he is thrilled to have been given a Congolese diplomatic passport – and says he aims to get other stars to visit the Democratic Republic of Congo.
• “I am going to try to convince international stars like Stallone, Schwarzenegger, Jacky Chan and many others,” the 61-year-old said in the capital, Kinshasa, as he accepted his passport and role as cultural, youth and wildlife ambassador for the country.